Manuscript copy of Llantrisant parish vestry book, created April 1934. Contains minutes of meetings dated 1765 to 1816 relating to the charity Engan Chwith, apprenticeships, schools, the militia etc.
Copy of Llantrisant Vestry Book
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS LLTV
- Dates of Creation1934 [copy of original dated 1765 to 1816]
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- Language of MaterialWelsh, and English.
- Physical Description1 item
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Administrative / Biographical History
The parish of Llantrisant, situated in Anglesey, north Wales, was, in common with other parishes, a major instrument of local government until reforms in the late nineteenth century. The parish, represented by a selection of members known as the vestry, had responsibility for public welfare including poor relief, appointment of overseers of the poor, law and order and maintenance of highways, etc. In 1894 parish government was reconstructed which left vestries with limited powers such as the election of churchwardens and administration of charities.
This item is incorporated into the General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts .
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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, September 2002.
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Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 1383
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